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Foundations of Adobe XD

with Brian Wood

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  •   01 Class Introduction: What is Adobe XD?

    04:42
  •   04 How to Create Graphics

    14:43

Class duration: 2h 54m

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About The Class

Learn to Prototype Websites and Apps with Ease!

Dive into creating your first web or app prototype—with this fast-paced, step-by-step walkthrough of Adobe® XD CC®. You'll learn what Adobe XD is, how it fits into the tools you may already use, and see how easy it is to design, prototype, and share an app or website in no time at all. Join author, speaker, and web developer Brian Wood as he takes you through a guided tour of what Adobe XD is capable of.

In this Fast Start class Brian will show you:

  • How to create a new project in XD and work with artboards
  • How to add design content like navigation, text, assets, UI kit content, and more.
  • Working smarter with Assets and Creative Cloud Libraries
  • Best practices for creating a working prototype
  • Testing your prototype locally and on device
  • The different methods for sharing your project and assets.

This is the only Adobe XD class you will ever need, as Brian will take you from a Basic Beginner to an Advanced Power User.


SOFTWARE USED:

Adobe XD CC 2018

Topics Covered


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction: What is Adobe XD?

    04:42
  2. 02

    Starting a Project

    12:31
  3. 03

    How to Add Assets

    10:36
  4. 04

    How to Create Graphics

    14:43
  5. 05

    How to Add Text

    16:21
  6. 06

    How to Organize Content

    26:40
  7. 07

    Working with Assets and CC Libraries

    21:46
  8. 08

    Using Effects and Repeat Grids

    16:24
  9. 09

    How to Prototype

    13:05
  10. 10

    How to Share your Prototype

    09:41
  11. 11

    Exporting Assets

    15:46
  12. 12

    Share Development Specifications

    11:59

Meet Your Expert

Brian Wood

Brian Wood is a web developer, the author of 14 books, including Adobe Muse CC Classroom in a Book and Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 Classroom in a Book. The author of numerous training titles including Muse, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator and more. ... read more

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  • Veronica Williams

    Veronica Williams

    September 2018

    This course is worth every cent. Brian has an excellent delivery style and is very articulate. I knew nothing about Adobe XD and believe that I have enough information to go off and design a prototype. I will be watching out for more courses with Brian's name on it. Thanks very much.

  • Vince Tutay

    October 2018

    Really good class. If you ever wanted to see what the fuss is all about with XD, and have a working knowledge of it, then this is the class for you. I followed along each topic with Adobe XD active and it really helped in understanding and expanding my workflow. Brian's classes as always, are well presented, to the point and easily understandable.

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